A subtle solace to demolish the troubled conscience
Of a populace with no knowledge and every freedom denied

from Lupe Fiasco (Ft. Matthew Santos) – Streets on Fire Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The loudspeakers are used to show the nonstop, fast-paced life of the streets. The speakers always bumping music, never allowing you a moment to think, lulling your thoughts rejecting the street’s lifestyle back to slumber, or snuffing it out altogether.

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